John Dahlbäck

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John Dahlbäck
Also known as Hug, Huggotron, Jetboy of Beckster, Kaliber
Born 1985
Stockholm, Sweden
Origin Sweden
Genres House
Tech house
Progressive house[1]
Electro house
Future house
Years active 2002-present
Labels Pickadoll Records
Mutants Records
Dim Mak Records
Armada Music
Wall Recordings
Associated acts Jesper Dahlbäck / Hugg & Pepp / Pepp & Kaliber / Brohug

John Dahlbäck (born 1985) is a Swedish house music producer and DJ.[2] He has released five albums and uses a variety of stage names.[3] He has also collaborated with his cousin Jesper Dahlbäck in duo musical projects under the name Hugg & Pepp and Pepp & Kaliber.

Musical career[edit]

Dahlbäck is also the owner of Pickadoll Records as well as Mutants Records, with releases by, apart from his own work, artists like Sébastien Léger and Dada Life on Pickadoll,[4] and Lunde Bros, Albin Myers and others on Mutants.[5] He has recorded minimal techno under the alias Hug[6] and as Hugg&Pepp together with his cousin and fellow producer Jesper Dahlbäck.[7] Remixes include Kleerup's "Longing for Lullabies" and Alanis Morissette's "Underneath".[8]

He made an appearance with a set on Pete Tong's The Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 on 4 October 2008.[9]

Dahlbäck's first artist album Mutants was released in May 2010 and had various releases on labels such as Dim Mak, Spinnin, Big Beat, Mix Mash, Tool Room and Ultra Records

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2005: Shades of Shadow
  • 2005: Man From the Fall
  • 2006: At The Gun Show
  • 2008: Winners & Fools
  • 2010: Mutants
  • 2012: Kill The Silence (as Demure) [free download]
  • 2016: Saga
Compilations
  • 2005: Warsteiner Club World Club And Lounge vol.1
  • 2007: Pickadoll's
  • 2007: Mar T, Les Schmitz, John Dahlback: Amnesia Ibiza The Best Global Club
  • 2009: Clubbers Guide Ibiza '09
  • 2009: Greatest Hug's
  • 2010: Mutants
  • 2012: Toolroom Knights (Mixed By John Dahlbäck)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
BEL
(Vl)
[10]
NED SPN
2006 "Late Night Worries"
"Power 1"
"The Call"
2007 "Blink" 14
(Ultratop)
 –  –
2008 "Pyramid" 33
(Ultratop)
26  –
2009 "Out There"
(featuring Basto!)
6
(Ultratip)
 –  –
"Autumn" 11
(Ultratip)
 –  –
2011 "Is This For Love"[11]
(credited as Kaliber featuring Elodie)
 –  – 20 Mutants
2012 "Start Lovin' You" 99
(Ultratip)
 –  –
"Senses"  –  –  –

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SLAM presents John Dahlback, Lunde Bros and more". Skiddle. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 
  2. ^ Theakston, Rob. "John Dahlbäck | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-10-26. 
  3. ^ "John Dahlbäck". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-10-26. 
  4. ^ "Pickadoll Records". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  5. ^ "John Dahlbäck's official website". Archived from the original on 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  6. ^ Segal, Dave (2007-02-20). "Data Breaker (Electronic Music Reviews)". The Stranger. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  7. ^ "Discography on John Dahlbäck's official website". Archived from the original on 2008-08-21. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  8. ^ "DJ Dahlbäck - från Ibiza till Spegelsalen (Swedish)". Retrieved 2008-10-24. [dead link]
  9. ^ "BBC Radio 1". Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  10. ^ "JOHN DAHLBÄCK ultratop (vlaanderen)". [dead link]
  11. ^ DanishCharts.com Kaliber featuring Elodie - "Is This For Love" page

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